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Study: Ga. teachers, state workers pay more for health care
Report suggests ways to cut costs
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ATLANTA — Teachers and state employees in Georgia are paying more for their health care than other public sector employees, according to a new study by the state Department of Community Health. Consulting group Aon Hewitt studied the State Health Benefit Plan and concluded that state employees and teachers are paying more in out-of-pocket costs, including payroll deductions, than government workers in surrounding states and those on Georgia's university system health insurance plan. The report suggested ways to cut costs, including some that Georgia has tried or proposed.
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